JOB TITLE: DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
Reports To: Executive Director
To apply, send resume, cover letter, two references, and salary requirements to email@example.com.
Working Hours: Full Time
The Business Ethics Alliance (Alliance) is seeking a Development Director who will generate revenues by planning and implementing strategies that lead to donations, grants, program sponsorships, and product & services sales.
What to Expect Day-to-Day
Develops and executes a development plan consistent with the organization’s strategic plan and annual organizational goals
Leads all development campaigns, which currently include mission driver sponsorships, program sponsorships, EthicSpace Conference sponsorships, product & service development, and year-end fundraising campaign
Attends meetings and supports governing board revenue committee
Is knowledgeable of Alliance programs and products & services
Researches and identifies prospective donors, sponsors, and clients
Is responsible for creating strong revenue development messages and materials that appeal to potential donors and clients
Identifies and contacts potential donors and clients and successfully closes on donations, sponsorships and sales
Identifies grant prospects and programs
Manages the fund development and sales budgets
Manages Trustee engagement initiatives that lead to revenue generation
Stewards all relationships through the giving and sales processes so that donors, sponsors and clients are positioned for a long-lasting relationship with the Alliance
Tracks meeting notes, important findings, and processes with prospective and current investors and clients in the CRM and prepares reports for the Executive Director
Consistently achieves or exceeds donations, sponsorships, and sales targets.
A Bachelor’s Degree in business, non-profit management, public administration, or similar preferred and at least three years of successful experience in development; or at least six years of development experience in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree.
Development expertise with corporate donors and knowledge of the philanthropic sector within the community is extremely important
Knowledge of basic fundraising and business development techniques and strategies
Current member or willing to become a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
Familiarity with basic technology (Microsoft Office, email, calendar, etc.)
Strong initiative and sense of responsibility
Excellent written and verbal skills
Strong attention to detail
Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
Highly self-motivated with the ability to work independently
Ability to promote the organization in a positive and professional manner
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance
Reliable transportation is required.
To apply, send required documents to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equal Opportunity Employer
It is our strong belief that all employees and volunteers should be treated with respect and dignity. The Alliance is committed to providing equal opportunities for all qualified people. We prohibit discrimination by or against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion, veteran status, or any other classification prohibited by law. The Alliance will provide reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities.